Cognex Web Inspection Chosen by Leading Forest Products Company in Sweden

„The Cognex SmartView system will be used to inspect fine publishing papers for defects such as holes, dark spots, wrinkles, and edge and coating irregularities. The SmartView web inspection system replaced a competitor’s system installed in 1995. \r\n
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\r\n\“SmartView provides superior defect detection, identification and visualization capabilities for high quality papermakers like Stora Enso\“ said Markku Jaaskelainen, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cognex’s Surface Inspection Systems Division. \“The capabilities of Cognex’s SmartView system far exceed those of our competitors‘ systems and they enable Stora Enso to optimize the quality and to maximize the throughput of their paper production lines.\“ \r\n
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\r\nThe SmartView Paper system is a state-of-the-art web inspection system that is used to automatically detect, identify, and display defects in paper and other materials as they are being produced. Cognex has sold over 200 SmartView systems since its release in February 2000, making it the most successful product launch in the history of web inspection systems. \r\n
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\r\nHeadquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Stora Enso is a global market leader in the production of magazine papers, newsprint, fine papers, packaging boards and other wood products. Stora Enso works mainly in the business-to-business environment, producing in three continents. Their customers are large and small publishers, printing houses and merchants, as well as the packaging and the joinery and construction industry worldwide. \r\n
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\r\nCognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets machine vision systems, or computers that can \“see.\“ Cognex is the world’s leader in the machine vision industry, having shipped more than 150,000 machine vision systems, representing over $1 billion in cumulative revenue, since the company’s founding in 1981. Cognex’s Surface Inspection Systems Division, headquartered in Alameda, California, specializes in machine vision systems that are used for inspecting the surfaces of products that are manufactured in a continuous fashion, such as metals, paper, nonwovens, and plastics. Cognex’s Modular Vision Systems Division, headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts, specializes in machine vision systems that are used for automating the manufacture of a wide range of discrete items and for assuring their quality. In addition to its corporate headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, Cognex also has regional offices located throughout North America, Japan, Europe, and Southeast Asia. Visit Cognex on-line at http://www.cognex.com. \r\n
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\r\n Cognex Corporation\r\n
\r\n Pamela Beaudet, 508/650-3300 ext. 3218\r\n
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